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PIX: Madurai village all set for a 'tamed' Jallikattu

Villages in Tamil Nadu's Madurai district are geared up to host Jallikattu, the controversial bull taming game, with many strict restrictions put in place following a Supreme Court order. A Ganesh......

Brinda Karat visits riot-hit TN village amid drama

Amid high drama, Communist Party of India-Marxist politburo member Brinda Karat today visited a village in Madurai district, hit by caste clashes last year, after initially being refused permission......

'We'll let loose 300 bulls. What'll the cops do?'

A day before the Tamil harvest festival Pongal, Alanganallur village, 18 km from Madurai district, is abuzz with festive anticipation.A huge mandap greets you in the village centre. At least a......

Rural TN protests against bull fight ban

Hundreds of villagers in Madurai district of Tamil Nadu continued their fast for the second day on Monday, in protest against Supreme Court's ban on Jallikattu, the traditional bull fight, during......

Four children die as school gate collapses

Four students were killed and seven injured in Virudhunagar in Madurai district on Friday when their school's gate collapsed.Thestudents were swinging on the gate when it came off the hinges.Three......

Once an export hub, Tirupur is today a ghost town

The streets of Tirupur are deserted, most of the shops are closed. A passer by explains, "The shops are shut due to the bandh in Madurai where 6 people were killed in communal violence." Another......

Crackdown reveals extent of graft culture in TN

With the Election Commission tightening its crackdown on political parties distributing cash to gain votes, the Tamil Nadu police have recovered Rs. 36 crore (Rs. 360 million) of unaccounted cash......

US eyes huge trade in India's tier II, III cities

The United States would focus on tier II and III cities in India for increasing trade as they offer huge business potential, US Commercial Consul for South India Aileen Nandi has said. "There is......

Girl power, Tamil style!

Kalaignar TV's Tamil programme Azhagiya Tamizh Magal offers a platform for women to discuss topics that are prevalent in society. It helps them to face problems by finding solutions for them. The......

Pinki Pramanik's gender test inconclusive

The gender of Asian Games gold medalist Pinki Pramanik could not be established at the Barasat General Hospital, as it does not have the facility. The case may bereferred to the better equipped......

No sex determination test on Pinki Pramanik so far

A sex determination test on Asian Games gold medalist Pinki Pramanik, who is in judicial custody accused of rape and of being a 'male', could not take place on Monday with the police insisting it......

  People speak for madurai district

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sudhakar kuruvada
Q. What is the history of Meimadham Region?
Sudhakar Kuruvada:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-history-of-meimadham-region/25441877/answers/

ashwani agarwal
Q. kaalghar Temple of time kaha kaha lge hai ?
Ashwani Agarwal:  A. Meimadham was founded by Brammodhaya Meivazhi "Salai Andavargal". Brammodhaya Salai Andavargal was born in a small Village called...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/kaalghar-temple-of-time-kaha-kaha-lge-hai-/25439628/answers/25441878

raju siva
Q. How many state in tamilnadu
Raju Siva:  A. City : Alagarkovil District : Madurai State : Tamil Nadu more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-many-state--in-tamilnadu/23305193/answers/25439676

atoz
Q. Who benefited from the Mullaperiyar dam ?
Atoz:  A. Tamilnadu is itself a state. If you are asking for the districts in Tamilnadu, the list is given below.Tamil Nadu has 32 districts -Chennai...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/who-benefited-from-the-mullaperiyar-dam-/21276653/answers/23305223

atoz
Q. Full Moon day - what makes this fullmoon day special in cities across tamilnadu ??
Atoz:  A. Chitra Pournami The Chitra Pournami festival is celebrated in the Thanjavur and Nagapattinam districts of Tamil Nadu. This festival is celebrated...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/full-moon-day---what-makes-this-fullmoon-day-special-in-citi/21276653/answers/16997911

  Web results for Madurai District
Special prayers for Ramzan in Madurai

Thousands of Muslims in the district celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr by offering special prayers and taking part in mass prayers. Adorned in new clothes,... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Madurai/special-prayers-for-ramzan-in-madurai/article6263249.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Compassionate Govt Job Offer a one-time Window

MADURAI: Observing that compassionate appointment is not a matter of right and is essentially made with a view to help the family to tide over the... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/tamil_nadu/%E2%80%98Compassionate-Govt-Job-Offer-a-one-time-Window%E2%80%99/2014/07/30/article2355213.ece
Study

MADURAI: The Sri Lankan refugees living in three camps across the district do not have access to basic amenities and face constant health hazards,... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/tamil_nadu/Camps-Compound-Woes-of-SL-Refugees-Study/2014/07/30/article2355228.ece
Welfare schemes check migration, homelessness

Tamil Nadu's focus on welfare with successive governments rolling out schemes seems to have checked migration from rural areas to cities. The... ...

http://timesofindia.feedsportal.com/c/33039/f/533979/s/3cfe8dfe/sc/7/l/0Ltimesofindia0Bindiatimes0N0Ccity0Cchennai0CWelfare0Eschemes0Echeck0Emigration0Ehomelessness0Carticleshow0C392723530Bcms/story01.htm
Cops land list of loan sharks, plan clean-up

CHENNAI: Looking to intensify their crackdown on usury, the Chennai police are preparing a list of 'active loan sharks' in the city who charge... ...

http://timesofindia.feedsportal.com/c/33039/f/533979/s/3cfc81fa/sc/22/l/0Ltimesofindia0Bindiatimes0N0Ccity0Cchennai0CCops0Eland0Elist0Eof0Eloan0Esharks0Eplan0Eclean0Eup0Carticleshow0C392568880Bcms/story01.htm

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